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Human Rights in Iceland Criticised by UN

At a UN human rights meeting on Wednesday, Iceland’s annual report was discussed. UN specialists criticised law clauses on terrorism which are too unclear.

They believe this could affect human rights, and that protests which are normal in a democratic society could be seen as a terrorist act.

Another matter which the human rights committee was worried about was the small number of rape charges that actually led to judgment. They believe the Icelandic police force as well as judges need special training with view to rape cases.

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